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Friends of the High Line, along with our partners at the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, is proud to announce that the third and northernmost section of the park – the High Line at the Rail Yards – will open to the public on Sunday, September 21, 2014.

In order to ready the park, the High Line will delay opening on Saturday, September 20, until 11:00 AM.

Read the full announcement, and learn more about the Rail Yards.

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We will be celebrating the opening of the Rail Yards with a full week of programs. Beginning Monday, September 22 we will host wellness programs, live music and performances, educational talks and tours, after school programs, and so much more.

Read about opening week activities on the High Line Blog.

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We would like thank the members, supporters, neighbors, and friends who helped us make 2011 an incredible year for the High Line.

We've compiled some of our favorite images, video, and stories from this extraordinary year and posted them on our blog. We hope you enjoy them!

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For almost a year, Kim Beck’s skeletal sculptures, reminiscent of empty billboard frames, have been installed on three rooftops next to the southern end of the High Line. Now as the exhibit, Space Available, is drawing to a close, we’d like to invite you out one more time to enjoy her work before the sculptures are taken down next week.

Read more about Kim Beck and Space Available.

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More than 200 people came to the High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting on December 6, 2011 to share ideas for the design of the High Line's final section, and many others have responded via email, Facebook, and Twitter with thoughts.

Visit our blog to read public comments, and sign up for our email newsletter or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the details for the next community input meeting.

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The High Line will be open for regular operating hours, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.

Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter to stay up-to-date on closures or delays during inclement weather.

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Turn your footsteps into sound as you stroll the High Line.

Download a free iPhone app and join us on Wednesday, December 21 to participate in the High Line Soundwalk, a parade in celebration of Make Music Winter.

Visit our Event Calendar for details.

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Gordon Matta-Clark’s City Slivers is now playing on HIGH LINE CHANNEL.

HIGH LINE CHANNEL features daily screenings of silent art films and videos projected onto a building wall next to the High Line at West 22nd Street. Screenings, which are viewable from both the High Line and West 22nd Street, begin at dusk and run on a loop until 10:00 PM.

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We are now accepting proposals for food and beverage concessions on the High Line in 2012.

Food and beverage are important public amenities that enhance the High Line experience in a positive and significant way. We are committed to working with unique and entrepreneurial concessionaires whose product is innovative, sustainable, and affordable.

Read more about High Line Food. Download the Request for Proposals (RFP).

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Help us give holiday gifts to more than 300 kids in our neighborhood.

Bring unwrapped gifts for kids ages 4 to 14 to the High Line Holiday Toy Drive between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Saturday, December 10 or Sunday, December 4.



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Join us on Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00 PM to celebrate our new book, High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky. Bring your copy of the book, or purchase one at the store and get it signed by Friends of the High Line Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond.

A portion of the proceeds during the event will benefit the ongoing maintenance and operations of the High Line. Visit our Event Calendar for the store location.

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Join the conversation about the future of the final section of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards.

All stakeholders have committed to saving the High Line at rail yards and opening it to the public. It is now time to plan the design and construction.

Visit our Event Calendar for the meeting time and location.

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Rail Yards Community Input Meetings are made possible by the New York Community Trust – LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund.

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